Tag Archives: High Court

Pakistan court suspends jail term of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the jail term of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Mohammad Safdar in the Avenfield Corruption reference case. The HC ordered their release suspending their jail sentences after lower court’s verdict in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London. The HC’s verdict left everyone […]

1000 Farmers oppose Bullet train project in Gujarat

As many as 1000 farmers affected by the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project submitted affidavits to Gujarat High Court on Tuesday. They have raised their objection towards the project and wrote a letter to the Japan government, alleging violation of the guidelines of the Japanese agency for acquiring farmer’s land. A Division Bench of the […]

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as New Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is officially appointed as the new Chief Justice of India on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind. “The President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on October 3, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu may be jailed in 1988 Road Rage Case

Former Indian Cricketer and Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu possibly may be in trouble as the Supreme Court has reopened the road rage case, in which a man died 20 years back. Earlier on May 15, SC had let him off on a fine of Rs.1000 after finding him guilty of only ‘voluntarily causing […]

HC refuses Abu Salem’s parole plea for marriage

Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected parole plea of 1993 serial blast convict Abu Salem. In his petition, Salem said he is lodged in Taloja jail since November 2005 and should be allowed to maintain family and social ties. Salem filed a parole petition to marry Mumbai-based Kausar Bahar; though, he didn’t mention the wedding […]

Karunanidhi passes away, Hearing on burial site under way

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi passes away at 94 on Tuesday. His mortal body is kept at Rajaji Hall for the public to pay last rites. Madras High Court had a rare midnight hearing on the DMK’s petition seeking permission for the DMK Chief’s burial along Marina Beach alongside other political icons. The […]

Madras HC Allow 9 Petitioners to File their IT Returns without Aadhaar

On Tuesday, Madras High Court showed a green signal to 9 petitioners to file their IT returns without Aadhaar card. A group of nine petitioners including advocates, academicians, and environmental activists knocked the doors of High Court to file their Income Tax returns without Aadhaar. “The petitioners hold valid Indian passports, and PAN cards, other […]

Elderly parents can take back property gifted to son, rules Bombay HC

Elderly parents can take back their property given to a son if they are illtreated and harassed by him, says Bombay High Court. Division bench of Justice Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudesai revised welfare and maintenance of senior citizens Act stating that parents can cancel the gift deed offered to their son if their child […]